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Factoring and Multiples

# How do you factorise 2a plus 4b plus 8c?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### April 16, 2012 11:08PM

2a + 4b + 8c = 2(a + 2b + 4c)

You could also continue by factoring the inside of the parentheses a bit:

2a + 4b + 8c = 2(a + 2b + 4c) = 2(a + 2[b + 2c])